In Maryland each year, thousands of defendants appear before court commissioners — not judges — who set their bail without an attorney present.
Nearly half of immigrants facing deportation have won their cases in the last year, says study.
On anniversary of fatal shooting, Oscar Pistorius says he is consumed by grief.
An East Tennessee couple accused of killing the man’s 5-year-old daughter by forcing her to drink large quantities of grape soda and water will face trial in October.
Lawyers for former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are set to square off with prosecutors next week over who the former first couple can speak with prior to their July trial on corruption charges.
A former chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander is asking a judge to release him from custody as he faces child pornography charges.
R&B singer Chris Brown is asking a judge’s permission to be absent from court next week in his misdemeanor assault case in the District of Columbia.
A Prince George’s County jury will soon deliberate the fate of a man charged with killing a northern Virginia community activist.
A sentencing hearing is set for a Gloucester County couple convicted of keeping their daughter in a makeshift cage.
A District of Columbia judge seemed skeptical about a lawsuit asking him to halt the planned closure of 15 public schools, noting during a hearing that the schools students are being moved to are better performing.